It sounds like a dream -- but what is it REALLY like?
Today we’re digging into the pros and cons of working as a freelancer in yachting, and what you can expect - so you can know whether a freelancing career is right for you!
What Is It?
First, let’s take a look at what freelancing means in the yachting world. A freelance job can...
After all, so many people want to explore the world’s amazing nautical destinations - while getting paid! It can be hard to stand out among other entry-level applicants.
Here at FreshYacht, we give you the training and knowledge you need to break into a superyacht career. Today’s post will take you through 3 key things you...
This year the show will take place March 25th - 28th and feature more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts.
Last year the show was canceled due to COVID but will go ahead this year with increased safety measures in place.
First, the show will be completely ticketless, masks will be...
“Normal” travel may look different than ever before, with many hospitality jobs lost as people have hit pause on regular travel. But the charter yacht industry is on fire!
Wearing the wrong size clothes can be uncomfortable, impractical, or downright impossible - and choosing a chef position on a yacht size that’s mismatched to your skills and experience can be equally frustrating.
Today we’re diving into the three levels of chef positions on superyachts -- the requirements of each size yacht, and the other ways you’ll know which is the best fit for you!
Small private yachts -- usually...
One of our favorite things here at FreshYacht is sharing success stories from our students!
Today, we’re talking with Vicky. She launched her superyacht chef career (in 2020, no less) after completing our course Superyacht Chef Academy, and has not looked back since.
If you’re on the fence about making a career change or feeling paralyzed by the need to learn about a new industry, Vicky’s story should inspire you to make the leap!
Are you one of the nearly 5 million people who lost a restaurant job during the COVID pandemic, as reported by the New York Times?
Maybe you didn’t lose your job, but you’ve had reduced hours or income as a result of the past year.
Or, you’ve been scared by what’s happened and you don’t think your career is a safe long-term place to be anymore.
No matter what’s brought...
A yacht chef job is an incredible opportunity to use your cooking skills to travel the world safely, while quickly improving your finances.
In today's world with COVID lockdowns and restaurant closures, a superyacht job allows you to use your cooking experience and travel in a safe bubble. The nature of yachting is an isolated environment making it a perfect vacation destination for the guests.
Does your CV look a little thin? Not sure how your previous work experience is relevant on a yacht?
That’s okay! The good news is, many people have made the jump from “land life” to superyacht life -- and you can do the same!
Here are some of the best tips we’ve collected over the years on how you can write a CV that stands out -- and...
For many years I had a position as chef at a private, fly-in fishing lodge in the Canadian Arctic. All provisions needed to be flown in at great expense, so food was valuable and not easily replaced.
In July the Arctic has 24 hours of sunlight - so plenty of time for lake trout fishing after the workday.
The far north of Canada has some of the biggest lake trout in the...
This free guide will help you kickstart your superyacht journey so you'll be ready to start this exciting career and the life you've dreamed of.